AISD graduates completed a follow-up survey about their high school college and/or career preparation one year after graduation. This report focuses on students’ perceptions of their postsecondary preparedness and ways it could be improved.
Patterns of course credit attainment for 2009-2010 AISD high school students are discussed. Among those most likely not to be on track to graduate in 4 years were English language learners and students in special education.
This report assesses whether significant differences existed in the postsecondary enrollment or employment of 2010 AISD graduates, based on their participation in Career and Technical Education and their industry certification status.
Overall postsecondary enrollment of AISD graduates increased slowly over time until 2010. The drop in enrollment this year follows a national trend. Enrollment at 4-year colleges fell more than did enrollment at 2-year colleges.
This report summarizes the 2009-2010 results of 25 AISD's special education grant projects. Goals were to reduce the student achievement gap and disproportionality, improving teacher quality and district processes, and evaluating projects.
AISD provided summer programs in 2010 for students to accelerate academic learning, maintain academic skills between school years, recover course credits, retake state achievement tests, or experience school-level transition activities.
Career and Technical Education Program Evaluation Series Issue 1: College Readiness and Cost Effectiveness
This issue compares the college and career readiness of 2009–2010 AISD seniors who concentrated in Career and Technical Education (CTE) with that of non-CTE seniors. College readiness is then used to measure the cost effectiveness of the CTE program.
Overall postsecondary enrollment has slowly increased over time. Enrollment in 4-year institutions has remained constant since 2007. The recent increase in overall postsecondary enrollment was driven by enrollment in 2-year institutions.
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Individuals with Disablities Education Act (ARRA IDEA), 2009-2010 Summary
This report summarizes 2009-2010 projects funded by AISD's $17 million American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act grant.
Twenty-nine percent of students enrolled in AISD were English language learners in 2009-2010. The majority of them (62%) continued to make progress in English proficiency and their TAKS scores have continued to improve over the years.